02.25.08 - NASA has issued a draft programmatic environmental assessment on potential impacts resulting from the Space Shuttle Program's move toward retirement in 2010 and the transition to the Constellation Program.
02.22.08 - NASA scientists have obtained the highest resolution terrain mapping to date of the moon's rugged south polar region and will discuss the imagery Wednesday, Feb. 27, at the 3rd Space Exploration Conference in Denver.
02.12.08 - NASA Exploration Systems Mission Directorate managers will host a media teleconference Tuesday, Feb. 19, to announce the names of one or more companies selected to develop and demonstrate commercial orbital transportation services.
01.30.08 - On Jan. 10, NASA issued an environmental impact statement for the Constellation Program, which is developing a space transportation system that is designed to return humans to the moon by 2020.
01.29.08 - NASA is using a new treadmill that allows people to run while suspended horizontally to help astronauts prepare for long-duration missions to the moon and beyond.
01.23.08 - NASA's Langley Research Center has selected four companies to provide the agency with aerospace model systems and developmental test hardware used for spaceflight, space exploration, flight tests and ground-based tests.
01.15.08 - NASA's Constellation Program has released a broad agency announcement for study proposals to evaluate human landing craft concepts for exploring the moon.
01.10.08 - The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, NASA's next mission to the moon, is in the midst of integration and testing at Goddard Space Flight Center.
12.18.07 - NASA has awarded a contract for Orion Project integration services to Barrios Technology Ltd. of Houston. The small business contract has a potential value of $49 million with options.
12.17.07 - In December, NASA will begin testing core components of a rocket engine from the Apollo era. Data from the tests will help NASA build the next generation engine that will power the nation's new Ares launch vehicles.
12.17.07 - NASA moved forward in 2007 to explore the solar system, expand our knowledge of Earth and its place in the universe and build the International Space Station.
12.12.07 - NASA has selected The Boeing Company as the prime contractor to produce, deliver and install avionics systems for the Ares I rocket that will launch the Orion crew exploration vehicle into orbit.
12.06.07 - NASA will host a news conference Wednesday, Dec. 12, at 4 p.m. EST to announce the selection of a contractor for the upper stage instrument unit avionics for the Ares I rocket.
12.06.07 - On Monday, Dec. 10, NASA briefs reporters on the efforts to return humans to the moon by 2020.
11.15.07 - Short but intense sessions of exercise may help women on bed rest stay strong and recuperate more quickly, according to a NASA-funded study by researchers at Ball State University.
11.15.07 - NASA and industry engineers successfully tested the main parachute for Constellation Program rockets during a drop test Thursday at the U.S. Army's Yuma Proving Ground.
11.14.07 - NASA will use the cold, harsh, isolated landscape of Antarctica to test one of its concepts for astronaut housing on the moon.
11.14.07 - With less than a year until flight tests of NASA's Constellation Program, work is under way on a launch pad that will host the first of those tests.
11.08.07 - NASA's Exploration Systems Mission Directorate, which oversees the development of technology that makes space exploration possible, will host its first Technology Exchange Conference Nov. 14-15, 2007.
11.08.07 - NASA will break ground for a new test launch pad at the U.S. Army's White Sands Missile Range, N.M., at 8:30 a.m. CST, Wednesday, Nov. 14.